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American Pale Wheat Ale

An Americanized version of a Hefe Weizen, these beers range within the pale to golden range in color. Reminiscent of a Hefe Weizen in appearance, unless filtered. Long-lasting head with a light to medium body, higher carbonation is proper. German Weizen flavors and aromas of banana esters and clove-like phenols will not be found. Most use a substantial percentage of wheat malt. Hop character will be low to high but most are moderate in bitterness. There may be some fruitiness from ale fermentation though most examples use of a fairly neutral ale yeast, resulting in a clean fermentation with little to no diacetyl.

Often served with a lemon wedge (popularized by Americans), to either cut the wheat or yeast edge, which many either find to be a flavorful snap ... or an insult and something that damages the beer's taste and head retention.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 751 to 800 (out of 1503) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
WheatBroadway Brewery & Restaurant ? 3.543-
Citral WheatRight Brain Brewery4.303.653-
Lemon Wheat With RosemaryAbita Brewing Co. ? 3.813-
Wheat AleHigh Desert Brewing Company ? 3.583-
High Prairie WheatSix Rivers Brewery6.002.93-
Schuyler's American WheatGun Hill Brewing Company5.604.253-
FBrasseurs Illimités6.903.433-
Raspberry WheatLake Norman Brewing Company ? 3.083-
TriticumUrban Chestnut Brewing Company5.504.013-
Alpha MaidenRenegade Brewing Company6.003.83-
Aiken Honey WheatAiken Brewing Company5.503.853-
Bravo WheatVault Brewing Company4.803.923-
White MistMoorhouse's Brewery (Burnley) Ltd4.203.43-
Beat The MeatWynwood Brewing Company4.404.013-
Workin' Man's WheatIntuition Ale Works ? 4.083-
Cherry Vanilla Honey WheatBrew Rebellion6.5033-
Summer WheatGreen Man Brewery ? 3.293-
Summer AleWestfield River Brewing Company4.403.33-
Bitter Creek Sweetwater WheatBitter Creek Brewing Company ? 4.083-
Willow WheatImperial Oak Brewing4.704.083-
Wild Pitch WheatDempsey’s Brew Pub & Restaurant4.903.333-
Wyoming WitbierFreedom's Edge Brewing Co.4.503.443-
Hoppy WheatGreen Room Brewing ? 3.923-
Just The Tip SpruceBreakside Brewery ? 3.833-
The Alewife's Revenge Cranberry Wheat AleBoxing Rock Brewing Co.4.003.173-
April Showers Spring WheatChelsea Brewing Company ? 3.473-
Sunnyside AleSawtooth Brewery4.503.833-
Trespasser StrawberryAbsolution Brewing Company6.603.393-
Whaler's WheatKassik's Kenai Brew Stop ? 3.73-
Garden PartyThe Brew Gentlemen Beer Co.5.503.633-
Oak Creek Vanilla Orange BlossomOak Creek Brewing Co. ? 3.73-
The Palisades: Pilot Batch #1Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.003.93-
Black SwanGreenbush Brewing Company6.603.893-
Cherry WheatNorth Sound Brewing Company4.803.283-
Little Fog FeetDryHop Brewers6.0043-
El Toro Raspberry WheatEl Toro Brewing Co. ? 3.263-
Carolina Belle Honey Hibiscus WheatBeer Army Combat Brewery4.603.63-
1896 Wheat7th Settlement Brewery5.203.423-
Beach PlumCape May Brewing Company5.803.713-
Ancient WheatFossil Fuels Brewing Company4.204.363-
BirdhouseGoose Island Beer Co.4.803.53-
Lazy Mutt Alberta Wheat AleMinhas Craft Brewery5.002.93-
American WheatNagisa Beer K.K.5.003.233-
Blueberry WheatBig Top Brewing Company ? 3.583-
Weisenheimer WheatThe Fort Collins Brewery ? 3.483-
Hubrew Spanish Street WheatJohn A. Huber Brewing Co.4.503.823-
Wabash WheatKeg Creek Brewing Company5.003.653-
Falconer Pale WheatChampion Brewing Company ? 4.173-
Black & WheatEx Novo Brewing4.903.433-
Stars And StripesSaugatuck Brewing Company4.204.073-
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